HeadStart has a proud history of producing talented musicians and singers as well as putting on good quality whole school productions. Our Music curriculum covers classes from Foundation to A Level. Students also have the opportunity to take part in after school clubs for choirs, music exploration and orchestra.
Art is offered from Foundation to A Level at HeadStart. Our students also have the opportunity to take after school classes and help with making props and backdrops for our productions and events. Twice a year we also hold an exhibition presenting our students’ work.
The Drama department is an exciting addition to HeadStart International School, with after school drama clubs for both Primary and Secondary. These clubs have grown in popularity and attendance. The Drama clubs produce performance pieces at the end of each term. Drama is offered as an IGCSE option at Key Stage 4.
Our dance programme offers many varied dance styles such as Ballet, Contemporary, Modern/Jazz, Hip Hop and Cheerleading to students from a young age. Our programme also incorporates gymnastic (rhythmic and acrobatics) to enhance student’s abilities in movement and physical fitness. The HeadStart Dance Programme (HDS) is designed so that students can participate in dance activities that are developmentally and technically appropriate to aid them in becoming physically, emotionally and spatially aware, to build confidence and self-esteem, and to encourage them to become creative, co-operative and sociable individuals. Dance is now also taught as a stand alone lesson as part of our Key Stage 3 Active Learning mornings.